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91pc of consumers do not want their data sold: report

May 12, 2015

Brands have to ask permission in a straightforward way when collecting data and must maintain transparency regarding all its uses if they want to earn consumer trust, according to a new report by Bain.

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Wealth-X acquires Ledbury Research to further global growth

February 19, 2015

Wealth intelligence firm Wealth-X has acquired market researcher Ledbury Research as part of its strategic expansion as it works to better serve its clients.

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Rolls-Royce breaks sales record in 2014

January 7, 2015

British automaker Rolls-Royce is celebrating its fifth consecutive record-breaking year and the highest ever sales in its 111-year history.

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Apple Pay’s growth increases pressure on retailers to jump on board

December 22, 2014

Apple Pay continues to add more partners, including a number of new banks, which will drive perceived value for consumers and encourage more banks as well as retailers to jump on board.

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Robb Report’s purchase by Rockbridge to spur editorial growth

December 18, 2014

After months of negotiations, luxury lifestyle magazine Robb Report has been sold to a private equity firm for an undisclosed sum.

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Penta’s inaugural glossy issue allocates finance advice via ad space, content

October 8, 2014

Wealth management firms such as U.S. Trust and Northern Trust promoted their financial services in the first edition of Barron’s Penta since the newsprint section insert went glossy.

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Luxury consumers prefer boutique wealth-management firms: report

July 24, 2014

Ultra-affluent consumers appreciate the relationship-building culture fostered at boutique wealth management firms, according to a new report by the Luxury Institute.

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Barron’s targets “penta-millionaires” with glossy supplement, Penta

July 2, 2014

Weekly financial publication Barron’s is joining the growing list of imprints to publish a glossy supplement geared toward the sensibilities of ultra-affluent consumers with the launch of Penta magazine.

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Centralized measurement of customer satisfaction ensures standard experience

June 26, 2014

NEW YORK – The consumer’s voice needs to be more a part of the measurement of client satisfaction than numbers, said an executive from Automatic Data Processing June 25 at Forrester’s Forum for Customer Experience Professionals East: “Why Good Is Not Good Enough.”

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Neiman Marcus exec says data recreates the in-store relationship online

April 25, 2014

LOST PINES, TX – It has become easier to collect data on consumers since individuals leave a trail wherever they go, but figuring out how to analyze and use the information can be daunting, according to a panel April 24 at the iProspect Client Summit.

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